By Yakir Aharonov, Lev Vaidman (auth.), Robert S. Cohen, Michael Horne, John Stachel (eds.)
Potentiality, Entanglement and Passion-at-a-Distance is a e-book for theoretical physicists and philosophers of contemporary physics. It treats a confusing and provocative point of contemporary quantum physics: the plain interplay of sure actual occasions that can't proportion any causal connection. those are acknowledged to be `entangled' indirectly, yet an evidence is still elusive. Abner Shimony - to whom the booklet is devoted - and others recommend the necessity to revive the class of what will be visible as a metaphysical potentiality. Abner has defined those occasions with no activities to hyperlink them as `passion at a distance': no longer lively, yet passive. The discussions collected listed here are written by way of a very extraordinary solid of scientists and philosophers and shed new gentle at the such a lot profound puzzles of our times.